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“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”

Wednesday, February 27 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Straub Hall, 156
1451 Onyx Street, Eugene, OR 97403

A public lecture with Walidah Imarisha.

Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award for creative nonfiction for Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption, she also has edited two anthologies, authored a poetry collection, and is currently working on an Oregon Black history book. This interactive lecture includes historic slideshow images.